U.S. Open Results
The U.S. Open was held at the University of Michigan, Canham Natatorium,
December 2-4, using a short course meters course. TNT aired a combination
live/taped program on Saturday, December 4, from 5-6 pm. Results are as
follows (I'll post Saturday's finals when I receive them).
Thursday, December 2 - FINALS
W 200m IM: Marianne Limpert-NYAC-2:13.40, Kristine Quance-USC-2:13.47,
M 200m IM: Darren Ward-UCalgary-2:00.71, Eric Namesnik-CW-2:01.42,
W 400m Free: Kimberly Small-Miami S-4:10.49, Sandra Cam-SMU-4:10.50,
M 400m Free: Tom Dolan-UM-3:51.72, Turlough O'Hare-NYAC-3:51.82,
Bart Sikora-Mission Viejo-3:53.57
W 100m Brst: Michele Schroder-CM-1:08.38, Kristine Quance-USC-1:09.78
(1:08.86p), Guylaine Clotier-NL-1:10.09.
M 100m Brst: Roque Santos-CB-1:01.48, Kevin Grotke-BG-1:02.45 (1:02.36p),
W 200m Back: Alecia Humphrey-UM-2:09.92 (2:09.56p), Suzanne Toledo-SWMS-
2:11.81, Kim Higel-Auburn-2:12.69.
M 200m Back: Derya Buyukuncu-Irvine Novas-1:56.53, Royce Sharp-UM 1:56.63,
W 50m Free: Gitta Jensen-SMU-25.53, Lindsey Farrella-Schaumberg-25.59,
M 50m Free: Del Cerney-UNA-22.31, Robert Peel-UNA-22.48, Matt Zimmer-
W 800m F.R.: SMU-8:10.96, USC-8:16.79, NYAC-8:20.02.
M 800m F.R.: UM-7:23.02, NYAC-7:28.87, USC-7:31.23.
Friday, December 3 - FINALS
W 100m Back: Alecia Humphrey-UM-1:00.95, Suzanne Toledo-SWMS-1:01.34,
M 100m Back: Derya Buyukuncu-Irvine Novas-53.38, Jeff Rouse-Stanford-
53.61, Raymond Brown-Bernal's Gators-53.69.
W 200m Free: Gitta Jensen-SMU-1:59.34, Ayako Nakano-USC-1:59.79,
M 200m Free: Darren Ward-UCalgary-1:49.29, John Steele-USC-1:49.33,
W 100m Fly: Berit Puggaard-SMU- 1:01.57, Karen Campbell-SWMS-1:02.09,
M 100m Fly: Del Cerney-UNA-54.30, Martin Zielinski-Gopher-54.69,
W 400m IM: Kristine Quance-USC-4:40.29, Eri Kimura-USC-4:44.66,
M 400m IM: Eric Namesnik-CW-4:14.25, Tom Dolan-UM-4:17.18,
W 400m M.R.: USC-4:12.24, SMU-4:12.43, UM-4:14.96.
M 400m M.R.: USC-3:42.47, UM-3:46.15, USC-3:48.71.
Saturday, December 4 - FASTEST 3 PRELIM TIMES
W 100m Free: Gitta Jensen-SMU-55.94, Ayako Nakano-USC-56.34, Catherine
M 100m Free: John Steel-USC-50.03, Derya Buyukuncu-Irvine Novas-50.04,
Erik Maurer-Lake Forest-50.33.
W 200m Brst: Kristine Quance-USC-2:27.42, Michele Schroder-CM-2:28.70,
M 200m Brst: Roque Santos-CB-2:15.33, Steve West-UM-2:16.68,
W 200m Fly: Berit Puggaard-SMU-2:14.43, Kristine Quance-USC-2:14.52,
M 200m Fly: Ryan Lowe-UKansas-2:02.00, Bart Sikora-Mission Viejo-2:02.37,
Results of the W 800m Free, M 1500m Free, W 400m F.R., and M 400m F.R. are
not posted because these events were timed finals. Results will be posted
when I receive final results (probably within a week).
Eric Namesnik and Kristine Quance were high-point winners.
Kristine Quance won the Phillips 66 performance award.
Rob Peel (50m free-22.48), Sandy Neilson-Bell (100m free-59.39), and Keith
Bell (1500m free-18??? in USMS approved time trials) set new Masters WORLD
Records. The U.S. Open and associated time trials were approved/recognized